Trainee Leakage Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held via MS Teams
£22,000 plus van,
Summary of vacancy

We are one of the most experienced providers of dedicated water and wastewater technologies, services and support in the world. SUEZ Advanced Solutions in the UK operates across all sectors of industry, commerce and the public sector, delivering solutions that improve the productivity, quality and profitability of water-based products and services.

Bringing together like minded people and experienced professionals, we continue to develop advanced technologies to solve the world's most complex challenges related to water scarcity, quality, productivity, the environment and energy.

The Role

To provide on-the-ground support to Satellite Leakage Detection projects across the UK. The cross-functional role will also aim to build experience to be able to deliver on a range of solutions within Suez’s portfolio. Based near Bristol with National and European travel.

About the role

What will I be doing?

•  Support the on-site delivery of Satellite Leak Detection projects.

•  Develop technical understanding within the water sector. 

•  Understand best practice and establish competence in Active Leakage Control.

•  Learn how Suez’s technology works & how to meet client requirements.

•  Combine a range of tools and techniques to pinpoint leaks on the ground.

•  Coordinate between customer requests on site and/or issues with the technology.

•  Work alongside a Leakage Technician to trouble-shoot. When necessary, report to the Project Manager or technical support teams.

•  Ensure technical, quality and H&S parts of delivery.

•  Support the technical team in undertaking feasibility reviews and working up outline proposals for the works and design of services.

•  Work with other teams and departments within SUEZ as required.

•  Report on site activity.

•  Be available to work away from home and at night (when required for the project).

What are the requirements?


  • At least 5 GCSE’s.
  • New Road and Street Works Act would be desirable.
  • CSCS card desirable
  • National Water Hygiene (EUSR) card desirable


  • Experience within the UK water industry desirable.
  • Understanding of leakage detection.
  • Knowledge of drinking water networks e.g., valve operations etc.
  • An understanding of GIS plans.


  • Cross-functional team player.
  • Keen eye for technological improvement
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Able to work efficiently and independently.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Office Packages. Must hold valid driving licence and be willing to travel nationally, with occassional trips to Europe.

Who we are

SUEZ Advanced Solutions has developed world-leading solutions for leak detection, network cleaning, smart metering, and real-time monitoring and optimisation to reduce energy costs and pre-empt system failures. We are supporting network and plant managers with our expert consulting services and rapid-response on-site maintenance work.

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please


Closing Date
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